Sowing Seeds in uncertain times not only brings us food security, but also brings us hope for tomorrow.
I wanted to re-share this Blog Post from 2018 since Spring is a perfect time to start seeds in your garden. Even if you just have a small balcony garden, or one pot to work with, planting seeds will bring joy and hope for the future. Get outside and feel the warmth of the sun and listen to the songs the birds are singing. Right now, nature’s fresh air and sunshine is our best friend and here to comfort us.
Starting plants from seed can be tricky and while sometimes daunting, putting in that extra effort and care is well worthwhile and produces endless rewards.
There are few things in this world I believe to be more important for the well being of our future as humans than preserving seed diversity – particularly of the plants we eat. Also, as a chef, home cook and new mother I also find it pretty awesome that I get to choose the flavor, nutritional value and beauty of the produce growing on my small little patch of land that will ultimately end up on my family’s and client’s plates.
Like so many things in life a lot of practice and some failure are part of the process. Every success will bring more best practices and sometimes some of your little plant babies won’t make it, and while it will be disappointing, it will…
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